“(Here are) the raw material of facts and thoughts, wood, as it were, so called from the multiplicity and variety of the matter contained therein.”
From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book


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Year-End Giving Starts Now!

Year-end giving is traditionally associated with the annual holiday season, and many nonprofit foundations and charitable organizations typically wait until November or December to put together a communications and marketing plan only to rush it out the door to get tax deductible contributions before December 31st.


Be Careful What You Blog

Here we are again. It seems that every couple of months this
meme rolls around, of bloggers having their employment dreams dashed
when their blogs are discovered. No one, it seems, if exempt; not
airline stewardesses, nor even employees of high tech companies


You got your reality in my TV!

Everyone knows that most of reality TV is faked. But we were wondering what would happen if it wasn't.


Reading in Unreaderly Times

For someone who spends so much time reading online — blogs, news sites, and pretty much anything I can point my browser at — I really don't spend much time reading.


Job Opening: CTO

Jim Brayton has been EchoDitto's Chief Technical Officer and the guiding force behind our technology strategy since our humble beginnings last March.


Rockin' the Groksters: Punishing Infringers, Not Technology

I borrowed "punish infringers, not technology" in the title from Public Knowledge's statement on the


Just a Minor Threat

Here's another example of how grassroots are using the internet to fight back.


Supremes on Sharing

Via TalkLeft comes word that the Supreme Court's decision on the Grokster case is expected today.


Next To Go Viral

Iraq War Fatalities

Push the button and watch the counts click by, according to date, location, and allied country.


The Sandbox of Geo-Political-Corporate Censorship

With the help of companies like Microsoft, Cisco, and Juniper, China continues to be quite successful in censoring access to the Internet within its borders.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: